Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund caretaker coach Edin Terzic calls for Marco Reus, Jadon Sancho to step up
Germany star Reus converted a late penalty to seal the win in Bremen, but has been struggling to recapture his best form after a lengthy groin injury.
Terzic is charged with leading Dortmund back into the top four after recent results saw them fall behind the leading pack of Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich, and RB Leipzig.
Since taking the reins at Dortmund two years ago, Favre has twice led the club to second place in the Bundesliga, but has often been criticised for not managing to launch a serious title challenge.
Star striker Erling Braut Haaland is out until January with a leg injury, while midfielders Thomas Delaney, Raphael Guerreiro, Mahmoud Dahoud and Mateu Morey are all missing with various ailments.
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland out until January, Mats Hummels' injury not as bad as feared
Dortmund coach Lucien Favre has confirmed Haaland "won't play again until January" with a torn leg muscle.
Bundesliga: Erling Haaland ruled out for a month due to muscle injury, says Dortmund coach Lucien Favre
Favre told broadcaster Sky that the Norwegian forward will not be able to play “until early January” and linked the injury to the busy schedule amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Moukoko broke the Bundesliga record on Saturday when he made his debut for Dortmund on the day after his 16th birthday
While talking about Sancho's form, Favre said: "Every player has slow periods. There was a lot of talk about Jadon during the summer — something like that can be a factor."
Borussia Dortmund will need to dig deep for motivation on Saturday when they take on RB Leipzig, who are looking to sew up their Champions League spot for next season and snatch second place from the Ruhr valley club.
Borussia Dortmund’s prolific teenage striker Erling Haaland will miss their next Bundesliga match at Paderborn while Mo Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season just as he was finding his form, coach Lucien Favre said Friday.
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre receives backing of club CEO despite Bayern dashing their title hopes
The result left Dortmund seven points behind in second place with six games remaining in the season that restarted 10 days ago following a two-month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich gear up for world's most symbolic sporting fixture since coronavirus in latest 'Der Klassiker'
Bayern Munich are four points ahead of Borussia Dortmund, both playing 27 games, both having a flurry of goals in them. The song remains the same, the David of Dortmund must slay the Goliath of Bayern to lessen the gap, in their quest to the usual champions-elect.
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels, Axel Witsel likely to return for Bayern Munich clash, says coach Lucien Favre
Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels and Axel Witsel look set to be fit in time for Tuesday’s Bundesliga big game against leaders Bayern Munich.
Champions League: Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre says PSG have abundance of talent even without Neymar
Forward Neymar has been sidelined for weeks with a rib injury and he also missed their 4-4 draw in Ligue 1 against struggling Amiens on Saturday, along with several other key players who were rested.
Hoffenheim struck late through Sargis Adamyan and Andrej Kramaric to complete a 2-1 comeback win over Borussia Dortmund
Marco Reus rescued a point deep in added time to move Dortmund up to fifth on 20 points, five behind leaders Borussia Moenchengladbach
Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski hits brace as managerless Bayern Munich thrash Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker
Managerless Bayern Munich thrashed Borussia Dortmund 4-0 in 'Der Klassiker' on Saturday as Robert Lewandowski continued his phenomenal scoring run with two goals at the Allianz Arena.
Bundesliga: Coach Lucien Favre says Borussia Dortmund have 'nothing to lose' against crisis-hit Bayern Munich
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre says his side have 'nothing to lose' as they look to inflict more woe on crisis-hit Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Saturday
Borussia Dortmund and their under-fire coach Lucien Favre hope to maintain the 'feel-good' factor from back-to-back wins as they chase Champions League revenge at home to Inter Milan on Tuesday